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Greek islands struggle with overcrowded refugee camps

Wed, 22 Aug 2018 - 11:26pm
About 18,000 asylum-seekers living in camps that are four times over their maximum capacity.

Kerala flood survivors face 'great struggle' to rebuild lives

Wed, 22 Aug 2018 - 5:22pm
More than one million people remain sheltered in temporary relief camps, officials say, as flood waters begin to recede.

Michael Cohen has information 'of interest' to Mueller: lawyer

Wed, 22 Aug 2018 - 3:09pm
Lawyer suggests Cohen may have information tied to Russian efforts to interfere in the 2016 presidential election.

Israel approves plans for 1,000 settlement homes

Wed, 22 Aug 2018 - 2:28pm
Peace Now NGO says 96 percent of homes approved are located in isolated settlements.

Who can protect Rohingya returnees?

Wed, 22 Aug 2018 - 1:32pm
Very few Rohingya have returned to Myanmar, and some of those that went back were tortured and thrown in jail, HRW says.

Rejected asylum seekers denied food in Hungary: HRW

Wed, 22 Aug 2018 - 1:00pm
Human Rights Watch calls on Hungarian government to halt 'inhumane treatment' and resume food distribution immediately.

Afghanistan 'will not attend' Russia-led peace talks

Wed, 22 Aug 2018 - 12:56pm
Government will 'hold direct talks' with Taliban without foreign powers' involvement, Afghan official says in Kabul.

Asian Games 2018: Indigenous sport on show

Wed, 22 Aug 2018 - 12:17pm
How the Asian Games help keep indigenous sports alive.

Saudi 'detains' Mecca imam who 'challenged mixed gatherings'

Wed, 22 Aug 2018 - 12:10pm
Sheikh Saleh al-Talib arrested after delivering sermon on duty in Islam to speak out against evil in public, group says.

Why China, and not the US, is the leader in solar power

Wed, 22 Aug 2018 - 12:10pm
The solar panel was invented in the US. So why is the US not its biggest proponent?

Bobi Wine's arrest and what it could mean for Uganda

Wed, 22 Aug 2018 - 10:51am
The musician-turned MP was arrested last week sparking violent clashes between Ugandan police and protesters.

Saudi Arabia 'seeks death penalty' for female activist

Wed, 22 Aug 2018 - 9:55am
Israa al-Ghomgham documented demonstrations in the kingdom's Eastern Province from 2011, before being arrested in 2015.

Kashmir protests: Violence mars Eid celebrations

Wed, 22 Aug 2018 - 9:51am
Hundreds protest against Indian rule in Kashmir after evening prayers on Tuesday, followed by a violent crackdown by Indian forces.

Domestic abuse adds to Yemeni refugee women's woes in Djibouti

Wed, 22 Aug 2018 - 9:15am
NGOs and refugees say women can face economic and physical abuse, but fear speaking out due to stigma.

Video sparks debate over sexual harassment in Egypt

Wed, 22 Aug 2018 - 6:34am
Facebook video ignites online debate with many Egyptians, including women, taking the man's side.

Bolton: Turkey can end lira crisis 'instantly' by freeing pastor

Wed, 22 Aug 2018 - 6:08am
Trump's security adviser says Ankara should 'do the right thing' and free a US pastor held in Turkey without condition.

Hawaii braces for Category 5 Hurricane Lane

Wed, 22 Aug 2018 - 5:19am
Strengthening storm moves dangerously close to the Hawaiian Islands bringing the possibility of catastrophic damage.

The pope will meet child abuse survivors in Dublin. Is it enough?

Wed, 22 Aug 2018 - 4:59am
Pope Francis to land in Ireland on Saturday, but the sexual abuse of children by Catholic figures overshadows his trip.

Row deepens over alleged police brutality at Bucharest protest

Wed, 22 Aug 2018 - 4:58am
Some 450 people were treated for injuries at recent rally, but ruling party leader denounces protest as coup attempt.

Bolton: US to act 'very strongly' if Syria uses chemical arms

Wed, 22 Aug 2018 - 4:52am
Trump's national security adviser John Bolton also says Washington seeks to change Iran's behaviour, not its regime.